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Lake Guntersville, Guntersville

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Guntersville Lake is located in north Alabama between Bridgeport and Guntersville.LocationThe lake stretches 75 miles from Guntersville Dam to Nickajack Dam. It is Alabama's largest lake at 69,000 acres .HistoryThe lake was created by Guntersville Dam along the Tennessee River. Both the lake and the dam received their names from the town of Guntersville, which received its name from an early settler of the area, John Gunter.In the 1950s, German scientists brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip who lived in Huntsville, Alabama purchased houses by the lake.
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  • If you haven't been to Lake Guntersville, you have missed one of the USA's most spectacular views. Highly recommend!  more »
  • No where like this beautiful place. Fishing is great. Camping at the State Park is Great. Restaurants in the area are mainly Mom and Pop places. Guntersville Tackle is the best place to get fishing su...  more »
  • This lake is huge with plenty of spots in all directions to get to the water and enjoy a day of fishing.  more »